//comScore:

Posts by John C. Cotey

1238 posts over 83 pages

Search

Twitter



MORE from our HomeTeam writers.

More Video

Facebook

 
 
  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Christopher Faddoul, male winner for Sept. 13-19

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Christopher Faddoul, male winner for Sept. 13-19 Male winner: Christopher Faddoul, Wiregrass Ranch Christopher Faddoul found out he was playing quarterback on varsity for the first time about, oh, two seconds before Friday’s kickoff against Tampa Bay Tech. He had been called over while loosening up his leg — he’s the kicker — to run two plays ...
    Read more

    Mon. Sept. 22, 2014 at 8:39 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • HomeTeam 25: Puns and pigskin, a perfect combo

    HomeTeam 25: Puns and pigskin, a perfect combo 1. (1) Armwood (4-0) Last week: Beat Robinson 28-6 This week: vs. Jefferson Lowdown: The Hawks stretched their win streak against Tampa Bay competition to 19 games, but on a rainy, rainy night, the defense was overshadowed by Noah’s arc on his throws.   2. (2) East Lake (4-0) Last ...
    Read more

    Mon. Sept. 22, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Hillsborough Game of the Week: Plant 20, Bloomingdale 6

    Hillsborough Game of the Week: Plant 20, Bloomingdale 6 VALRICO — There were fumbles and interceptions. More fumbles and wet footballs heaved off target into the pouring rain with wet hands. More fumbles and a slew of penalties and touchdowns that didn’t count and dropped passes and more fumbles. Then there was Patrick Brooks. For three quarters, Plant and ...
    Read more

    Sat. Sept. 20, 2014 at 1:27 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Sunlake vs. Springstead: Clash of dynamic defenses

    Springstead and Sunlake, the two best defenses on the North Suncoast? Most likely. Last year, both teams combined for 10 shutouts and played a physical and ferocious brand of defense on the way to the Class 6A playoffs. So far this season, it has been no different. Sunlake is 3-0 ...
    Read more

    Thu. Sept. 18, 2014 at 1:37 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Midweek Grab Bag: Blowing John C. Cotey's mind one week at a time

    Midweek Grab Bag: Blowing John C. Cotey's mind one week at a time Welcome to the Midweek Grab Bag. We suggest you pour yourself a nice cool beverage, find a comfortable place to sit, and enjoy a nice bowl of numbers soup.  Grab Bag power rankings  Here are the 20 hottest things in high school football right now. 1. (1) Pinellas County football: ...
    Read more

    Wed. Sept. 17, 2014 at 11:23 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Another week, another HomeTeam Pick 'Em

    You know the drill: keep your name the same, and good luck. Loading...
    Read more

    Wed. Sept. 17, 2014 at 10:44 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Pick 'Em has a new overall leader and weekly winner

    In another tough week of picking high school football games, the top dogs struggled while allowing newcomer Malachi Strand to win the week, and David Bjelke to take the overall lead. Strand, a name we're pretty sure is borrowed from the television series Longmire, which I will now have to ...
    Read more

    Tue. Sept. 16, 2014 at 10:32 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • HomeTeam Hot Shots: Jaylen Pickett, male winner for Sept. 6-12

    HomeTeam Hot Shots: Jaylen Pickett, male winner for Sept. 6-12 Male Hot Shot winner: Jaylen Pickett, Zephyrhills When the going got tough for Zephyrhills running back Jaylen Pickett on Friday night, Jaylen Pickett the wide receiver and defensive back got going. Stymied in the backfield a week after rushing for 260 yards, Pickett picked off two passes on defense — ...
    Read more

    Mon. Sept. 15, 2014 at 4:55 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • HomeTeam 25: Large leaps, distinctive drops

    HomeTeam 25: Large leaps, distinctive drops 1. (1) Armwood (3-0) Last week: Beat Hillsborough 26-0 This week: at Robinson Lowdown: Since a bumpy opening half to the season, the defense has not allowed a point in 10 straight quarters, the first time that’s happened since 2011. 2. (2) East Lake (3-0) Last week: Beat Dunedin 36-6 ...
    Read more

    Mon. Sept. 15, 2014 at 2:24 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • North Suncoast Game of the Week: Zephyrhills 45, Mitchell 14 (with video)

    North Suncoast Game of the Week: Zephyrhills 45, Mitchell 14 (with video) TRINITY — Reggie Roberts’ team scored 45 points Friday night, but he wasn’t talking afterwards about the big plays or touchdown passes or long runs. He was talking defense. Like only a Zephyrhills Bulldog can. Woof! “The Bulldogs have always played defense,” said a fired-up Roberts, and they used that defense to ...
    Read more

    Sat. Sept. 13, 2014 at 1:05 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Pigskin preview: Three keys to victory for Zephyrhills

    Pigskin preview: Three keys to victory for Zephyrhills Zephyrhills has beaten two teams that were a combined 1-19 last season. Things get tougher tonight against Mitchell, which has started 2-0 for the sixth straight season. There will be bigger games for both teams down the road, but for now, it’s big. “I think this is one of the ...
    Read more

    Thu. Sept. 11, 2014 at 6:22 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Cross country: Zentmeyer lifts Sickles’ boys

    Cross country: Zentmeyer lifts Sickles’ boys TAMPA — James Zentmeyer wasn’t expecting too much early Wednesday evening when he lined up at Lake Park to run the West Hillsborough Conference Invitational. His Sickles cross country team had a brutal workout on Tuesday and left practice exhausted. He didn’t feel great warming up before the race, and ...
    Read more

    Wed. Sept. 10, 2014 at 10:14 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • Midweek Grab Bag: Debut of power rankings

    Midweek Grab Bag: Debut of power rankings Welcome to the Midweek Grab Bag. We suggest you pour yourself a nice cool beverage, find a nice comfortable place to sit, and enjoy a nice bowl of numbers soup.  Grab Bag power rankings  Here’s what’s hot in high school football right now. 1. Tampa Bay teams: Three teams — ...
    Read more

    Wed. Sept. 10, 2014 at 12:20 p.m. | John C. Cotey

  • HomeTeam Pick 'Em, Week 4

    Loading...
    Read more

    Wed. Sept. 10, 2014 at 11:15 a.m. | John C. Cotey

  • HomeTeam 25: Welcome to the rankings, Zephyrhills, St. Pete and Durant

    HomeTeam 25: Welcome to the rankings, Zephyrhills, St. Pete and Durant 1. (1) Armwood (2-0) Last week: Beat Blake 37-0 This week: vs. No. 8 Hillsborough Lowdown: Offered without any further comment : The Hawks held Blake to minus-25 yards of total offense last week. Total. 2. (4) East Lake (2-0) Last week: beat Largo 42-0 This week: at Dunedin Lowdown: ...
    Read more

    Mon. Sept. 08, 2014 at 4:52 p.m. | John C. Cotey

Page 1 of 83 next